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Ganton Golf Club

Ganton | Station Road, Ganton, Scarborough YO12 4PA, England
+44 1944 710329
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Twilight perfection

What a fantastic golf course , the welcome in the Pro shop was very friendly & welcoming,and there... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
sshall11
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
A must do trip

I'd previously played golf at Ganton 25 years ago and had always wanted to revisit the course. So I... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Jonathan C
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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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One of the worlds top golf courses
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“deep bunkers” (3 reviews)
“true test” (2 reviews)
“fairways” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Ganton | Station Road, Ganton, Scarborough YO12 4PA, England
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+44 1944 710329
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

What a fantastic golf course , the welcome in the Pro shop was very friendly & welcoming,and there is a nice range which sets you up for the challenge. There is no signiture hole but all 18 are individual and tough with fast but testing...More

1  Thank sshall11
RichardPM, General Manager at Ganton Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

I am pleased that your enjoyed your visit to Ganton, even though you obviously spent a little time in some of our 113 bunkers which are as you said 'challenging'.

Reviewed 11 July 2017

I'd previously played golf at Ganton 25 years ago and had always wanted to revisit the course. So I organised a trip for 16 players at this top 10 in England course. We thoroughly enjoyed the course and hospitality offered by the club. Although not...More

Thank Jonathan C
RichardPM, General Manager at Ganton Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

I am glad that we lived up to your expectations & hopefully it won't be 25 years before you return again.

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

The drive down to the club gives you a tingling feeling.you realise you are in a special place.Both the pro and starter made us welcome and explained where things were.After enjoying coffee we made our way to the first tee.The starter escorted us and gave...More

Thank Robert L
RichardPM, General Manager at Ganton Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

I am glad that the unseasonal weather didn't spoil your visit to Ganton. Hopefully we will be able to welcome you back soon when the sun is out.

Reviewed 1 June 2017

Played this course on the Finch Tour yesterday, 31/5/2017. Stunning. However, playing in 25degrees in trousers because I didn't have my schoolgirl socks with me, (as if), tainted the day. Bottom line, it's their club and they are entitled to run it anyway they want,...More

Thank PeterDawson18
RichardPM, General Manager at Ganton Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

I am glad you enjoyed the course & hope that you reconsider your views on returning. The organisers of your day should have advised you of our dress code, & if they didn't I will apologies on their behalf. We did ask our members if...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017

Didn't play the course but walked it twice with the County side in their match v Yorkshire. It was a superb test of golf with huge bunkers in abundance. Some holes were relatively short so you had to think a stategy but many well over...More

Thank dagger17
RichardPM, General Manager at Ganton Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

I am pleased that you enjoyed walking the course & could still appreciate the quality of the challenge. I look forward to welcoming you back to play the course soon. The visitors area of the locker room was refurbished to a modern standard this Spring,...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017

Played at Ganton today in an open competition and it was an excellent experience. The facilities are excellent and we received a very warm welcome. The course is tough especially if you haven't played it before and it is spectacular with the gorse in full...More

Thank nicksig
RichardPM, General Manager at Ganton Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

I am glad you had a great experience & next time you come please feel free to play of the White or even Blue tees. As a matter interest what do we need to do to get a 5 as an experience?

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

A good friend and I finally got to play 36 holes at Ganton yesterday and what a treat it was. Super customer service with particular call out for the caddie master who couldn't have looked after us more. It was a bright and blustery day,...More

Thank spf003
RichardPM, General Manager at Ganton Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

I am glad you enjoyed your visit & it was a pleasure ensuring you had a great day at Ganton.

Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Played this course a few times. Was visiting today for a round with my grandad for his xmas present. Woke up and there was a hard frost. Thought this would be ok so off we went. Rang up three hours before tee off (2 hour...More

3  Thank Kyle L
RichardPM, General Manager at Ganton Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2016

I am sorry that you were disappointed with your visit to Ganton. We have a frost policy here that still allows you to play from grass tees to main greens, but just prevents you putting to avoid lasting damage to the greens. Hence the 'one...More

Reviewed 11 October 2016

We visited as a fourball midweek on a golfing trip to Yorkshire and driving into Ganton Golf Club fills you with expectation of a good day to be had by all and we were not disappointed. The professional was friendly enough but I reserve special...More

Thank GordonBeasley
RichardPM, General Manager at Ganton Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2016

Dear Gordon Many thanks for your review & I am glad you enjoyed your visit. The 18th is better for the playing as you learn the best line depending up whether it is downwind or into wind. I should point out this takes several years!...More

Reviewed 17 September 2016

Visited club with 10 fellow firefighters on a golf trip. Everyone except 2 of us had the wrong socks on!!!! Surely there is more to worry about than if we had the correct socks on. Most of the members looked down their nose at us...More

Thank Susan04072009
RichardPM7, General Manager at Ganton Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

I am glad that you enjoyed the course, but am obviously disappointed as to how you feel you were perceived by the members. Being a private club the policies, including dress code, are decided by the members & we make sure these are communicated to...More

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